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A preliminary study of the first decade of The Leader with particular reference to its stance on the Passive Resistance Campaign of 1946

In November 1991 The Leader newspaper celebrated its 50th anniversary.

South African Indian politics and labour 1920-1933

The major focus of this essay will be limited to the period between 1925 and the early 1930's. This period is chosen for a number of reasons:

A contextualization and examination of the impi yamakhanda (1906 uprising) as reported by J. L. Dube in Ilanga Lase Natal, with special focus on Dube’s attitude to Dinuzulu as indicated in his reportage on the treason trial of Dinuzulu

The thesis explores not only the history but also the competing histories of 1906. It is however no claim to represent the entire history - undoubtedly a period of great complexity, and a time of tragedy for the African people that culminated in their

Gender Under Fire - interrogating War in South Africa, 1939-1945

Warfare in the twentieth century – with few exceptions as the century closed – provided a theatre for the consolidation of gender roles. The gender roles of "soldiers" and "mothers" in particular were remarkably uncontested during war years.

“A Long Illness”: Towards a History of NGO, Government and Medical discourse around AIDS policy-making in South Africa

This thesis will aim to set out a critical history of AIDS policy-making: using the records of the Family Planning Association of South Africa; the University ofthe Witwatersrand’s Centre for Health Policy and Women’s Health Project; late and post-apartheid government policy documents; relevant a

An investigation into the relationship between severe and moderate malnutrition in infancy and childhood and certain psychological variables

Human communities have been subjected to periodic famines at least since the development of agriculture initiated by Neolithic man. Paleolithic man, who came earlier and was primarily a hunter, must also have suffered periods of severe hunger and subsequent malnutrition.

The Durban Central Business District : A Delimitation and Land Use Study
Fictional constructions of Grey Street by selected South African Indian writers.

This thesis explores the fictional constructions of Grey Street by selected South
African Indian writers to establish a deeper understanding of the connection between
writers, place and identity in the South African Indian context. The concepts of 'place'

From indentureship to transnationalism : professional Indian women in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal (Thesis, 2008 )(Migration and Movement)

The study details the transnational migrations of a sample of professional Indian women from Durban, KwaZulu Natal within the context of their historical transition from indentureship to transnationalism, and their

Adverse conditions in the Merebank area and possible urban design interventions (Thesis, 2008) [Pollution, Amenities etc.]

While, many communities around South Africa have been affected by apartheid planning, some were left worse off than others. Apartheid planning followed a distinct socio-political and economic programme, as well as a particular development approach.

‘Gandhi and Tolstoy’

The intention of this dissertation is to assess the continuous and abiding influence of Tolstoy on Gandhi's intellectual development while in South Africa. With this objective in mind the hermeneutic philosophy of

Inanda Seminary 1950-1980 - educating a nation

lnanda Seminary is a private boarding school for black girls situated in the hills of lnanda. It is unique in that it is the only private protestant school of this nature in South Africa.

From indentureship to transnationalism : professional Indian women in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal (Thesis, 2008)

The study details the transnational migrations of a sample of professional Indian women from Durban, KwaZulu Natal within the context of their historical transition from indentureship to transnationalism, and their changing social identities.

An investigation into those factors which may predispose to or precipate suicidal behaviour amongst Indian school children

This study describes an investigation of those factors which may precicipate or predispose to suicidal attempts amongst Indian School Children.

Natal University and the question of autonomy (non-white education 1959-1962)

On the 7 March 1963 a plaque was erected in the
Students Union of the University of
This plaque states that:
Natal, Durban.
"The right of this University to determine
who shall be admitted as students was taken
away in May 1959 and restored .. "

THE ROLE OF INDIAN POLICEMEN IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE FORCE

This investigation attempts to present a scientific exposition of the development, functioning and community relationship of the Indian Police in the South African Police Force. The training and work responsibilities of all policemen in the Force are the same.

An investigation into those factors which may predispose to or precipitate suicidal behavior amongst Indian school children
Towards a pastoral counselling model for adolescent suicidal behaviour

Over the past three decades, vouth suicide has become a mental and public health
problem of epidemic proportions. The sociaL oolitical and economic changes that have
occurred in South Africa over the nast two decades have had a verv visible imnact on the

An investigation into the nature and extent of Child Abuse among the Indian population of the Durban Municipal area 1986

The study of child abuse is a complex one indeed. There are many
variables involved, each one of which or combination of which,
contribute to the end result, that is, the abused child. The
psychological implications to the abused child as well as the

The epidemiology of parasuicide at RK Khan Hospital (Thesis , 1984)

The epidemiology of parasuicide cases presenting at RK Khan Hospital was examined in response to a request from the
RK Khan Hospital Advisory Board, (1,2) in Chatsworth, Durban to the Department of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Natal in Durban.

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